Admittedly, my personal history of username selection isn’t without blemishes.
Different dating services may call them different things – usernames, screen names, identities, handles, nicknames, or profile names, but they all mean the same thing.
When it comes to your profile name you should choose something that is: However coming up with a great of even a good screen name requires thought to serve as your online identity is not that easy. You could use your first name with some numbers after it.
Something that shows you're romantic or have a sense of humor would work if these are the qualities you possess and want to project.
A lot of people don't think the screen name is important. Your screen name, your tagline, and a thumbnail picture are all going to combine to give other members their first impression of you.
Much more appealing were earnest self-depictions or vague, consciously nonsensical noun mish-mashes.
They represented a dry humor than aligns with my own.
I’ll spare you the gush-fest; suffice it to say we’re an awesome match.
I don’t attribute this to an alignment of stars, to the mercy of the web gods and goddesses, or even to OKC’s algorithm, which supposedly uses questions such as “What’s worse, book burning or flag burning? Instead, I chalk up my positive online dating experiences -- which, with the exception of a brazen date who rudely shushed fellow theatergoers (referred to amongst my friends henceforth as “the shusher”), has been without horror stories -- to my careful evaluation of a potential match’s username before arranging a date.